When I was young, I turned to philosophy to answer questions that I had about life and
meaning. I found that the more I read, however, the more the answers eluded me. The
meaning of life seemed to slip through my fingers; or rather, through the words on the
Now, in photography, I am grateful to have a medium in which to show something
about life—not in grand terms, but as it is really lived by all of us. My photographs are
unposed, unrehearsed, and unplanned, much as life is. My aim is still a bit lofty: to
show how a moment captured in a photographic image can depict a universal truth.
—a truth that reveals an aspect of the human condition.
So, in photography, I have come back to the questions of my youth. And, oddly enough,
I find the answers right in front of me—in a moment of life captured in a photographic
image. "This is life," the image says. "And, this too is life,’ says another
Instead of seeking answers to the great metaphysical questions, such as, “What is the
Meaning of Life?” we should look to the way life is lived; to the little moments of
interaction between people; between parents and children, between friends, between
strangers, between lovers. That is where meaning lies.
Note: If you are in one of the photos on this site, and I have not already sent you your photo, please send me an email detailing the gallery you are in and something that will help me clearly identify you--your clothes or what you are doing, and I will be happy to send you your photo.
All Florida 2013. Title: “Effaced”
IPA International Photography Awards. 2014
First place: People. Title: “Mother and Son”
Four Honorable Mentions:
People-Children. Title: “Despair”
People-Culture Title: “Trip to Nowhere”
Fine Art-Abstract. Title” “Underworld”
IPA 2015 Honorable Mention
One Shot: Home. Title: “Look at Me!”
IPA 2016. Honorable Mention:
People: Culture Title: “Processions of Semana Santa”
IPA 2018: Honorable Mention.
Editorial Photo Essay and Feature Story. Title: Haiti: Images of Hope and Despair”
Camera USA. 2016
Nominee. Title: “Effaced”
Camera USA 2017
Nominee. Title: “The Outsider
New York Center for Photography. 2018
First Places: Urban
Honorable Mention: People
Spyder Awards. 2020
International Color Awards. 2020
Honorable Mention: Silhouette
Nominee: Children of the World,
Nominee: People (2)
Nominee: Fine Art
Nominee: Still Life
International Color Awards: 2021
Spyder Awards 16th Annual. 2021
Honorable Mention: Abstract. “Geometrica”
Honorable Mention: Children of the World. “Flight of Fancy”
Honorable Mention: Still Life. “Bare Minimum”
Nominee: Fine Art: “A Time of Uncertainty”
Nominee: Silhouette: “Tuscan Landscape”
BRIC Boca Museum of Fine Arts. 2021
3 Entries Selected for Exhibition
“A New World”
“The City Awaits”
International Color Awards. 2021
Honorable Mention: Silhouette: "A Child will Show Us the Way"
Honorable Mention: Still Life: "Red Sofa"
Nominee: Aerial: "The Empty Room"
Nominee: Americana: "Shoppers in the Time of Covid"
International Color Awards 2022
3rd Place-Honor of Distinction: People: "Youth, and Age"
Honorable Mention: People: "A Lesson on the Subway"